Collaborations Philadelphia singer Jill Scott's third studio album won't be out until later this year, but fans can sate their hunger with this stopgap compilation. Collaborations… Collaborations Philadelphia singer Jill Scott's third studio album won't be out until later this year, but fans can sate their hunger with this stopgap compilation. Collaborations… 2007-01-30 Jill Scott R&B
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Collaborations (2007)

SOUL, NOT SOLO With her third studio album in the works, Scott issues a placeholder CD of Collaborations , compiling previously released duets
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SOUL, NOT SOLO With her third studio album in the works, Scott issues a placeholder CD of Collaborations, compiling previously released duets
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jan 30, 2007; Lead Performance: Jill Scott; Genre: R&B

Philadelphia singer Jill Scott's third studio album won't be out until later this year, but fans can sate their hunger with this stopgap compilation. Collaborations' 14 previously issued tracks from other artists' releases find the nimble vocalist teamed with urbane MCs (Common, Lupe Fiasco), cosmopolitan R&B soulmen (the Isley Brothers, Bilal), and a few jazzbos (George Benson, Al Jarreau). It's all reliably tasteful and pleasant, though most of the airbrushed ballads and gentle neo-soul drift by without making much of an impression. B-

Originally posted Feb 21, 2007 Published in issue #923 Mar 02, 2007 Order article reprints
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